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WestConn at a Glance

College Navigator is an externally generated report outlining WCSU characteristics.  This report is constructed by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Western Facts & Figures

[ Updated Jan. 22, 2014 ]

Campuses

Western has two campuses in Danbury: a 34-acre main campus in downtown Danbury called Midtown, and a 364-acre campus, about three miles from the main campus, called Westside.

Schools
Ancell School of Business
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Professional Studies
School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student Headcounts, Fall 2013
4,465 = Full-time
1,560 = Part-time
6,025 = Total
4,394 = Full-time Undergraduate
71 = Full-time Graduate

Student Headcount Enrollment, Fall 2013

Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,428 = Ancell School of Business
2,286 = School of Arts & Sciences
1,037 = School of Professional Studies
433 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
308 = Nondegree

Graduate Enrollment
533 = Graduate Students; Master’s & Doctoral Degree Programs

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2013
4,656 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 1,043 transfers)
3,178 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 812 transfers)
1,235 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 451 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2013
Women comprise 51.4% of the entering class (403 of 784), and members of traditionally-underrepresented groups comprise 28.6% of the entering class (224 of 784).

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2013 (expressed as a percentage of 5492 students)
17.5% = Danbury                  7.6% = New Milford
5.3% = Bethel                       4.7% = Brookfield
4.7% = New Fairfield             4.3% = Newtown
50.0% = Other Connecticut   4.9% = New York State
1.0% = Other States and Countries

SAT Scores, Fall 2013
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 989 (Mathematics 494 plus Verbal 495). The mean SAT Writing score is 495.

Degrees Conferred (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

    7 = Doctorate (Ed.D)             167 = Masters
975 = Bachelors                        23 = Associates

Academics
Total undergraduate programs of study: 39

Employment, Fall 2013 (Source: Human Resources)

Western’s Total Workforce is 1,041 (583 full-time and 458 part-time; excluding student workers)

Instructional Faculty, Fall 2013 (Source: Human Resources)
208 are Full-time
378 are Part-time (139 = full-time equivalent)
81% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Instructional Faculty by School, Fall 2013 (Source: Human Resources)
37 = Ancell School of Business
103 = School of Arts and Sciences
44 = School of Professional Studies
24 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2013
14.2 to 1 (Total Student FTE divided by Total Faculty FTE)

Western Tuition & Fees

* Note: The source of all student statistics is the official third-week student file maintained by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, unless otherwise specified.

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